Coolest offices around the world

Geniebelt

We all know the boring offices that are plain, simple and doesn’t try to lift the spirits of the workers at all. At GenieBelt, we have done some research on interesting and cool offices around the world that you can take a look at, and maybe get inspired for your own office.

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Broom-Clad Backyard Office

Jetson Green

For professionals working from home a dedicated office space can be a real productivity booster. This interesting backyard office is certainly one such space. The architects jokingly call it Mission Control, and it became a necessary addition to the home office once children arrived.

The Ultimate Office Design Build Case Study – Us!

Commercial Construction

So it is with great pride that I announce the completion of our most successful Chicago design build office construction job to date – the new headquarters of Englewood Construction! for what we considered the ultimate office tenant renovation project.

Office 241

NYC Most, Huntsville Least Expensive U.S. Office Markets

Business Facilities Blog

office market, and Huntsville, AL is the least expensive, according to Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International. Using data from its 2016 Office Experience Exchange Report (Office EER), BOMA has compiled a list of the most and least expensive office markets in the U.S.,

Office 101

Project of the Year, Office/Retail/Mixed-Use Development Best Project: 1144 15th Street Office Building

ENR Construction

Completed in January, 1144 15th Street is Denver’s fourth-tallest office building

An Awesome Towable Tiny Office

Jetson Green

Perhaps living in a tiny home isn’t quite feasible for most people, but I’m sure many entrepreneurs would appreciate their own tiny mobile office. They are advertising it as the perfect mobile office for startups or even as a portable music studio. Downsizing to a Mobile Office.

Do open offices work?

BD+C

Whether for a team of 20 or 200, if today’s professionals are not currently working in an open office environment, a change is likely on the horizon. Far from a fleeting fad, the open office layout is increasingly being adopted in the workplace and isn’t going away anytime soon.

Offices of the Future Will Have Beds

Jetson Green

But regular, 9-to-5 office spaces have been changing too, with cubicles giving way to more open plan setups. Workbay Village is made up of custom-designed office pods, which were inspired by the so-called Workbays system of office dividers originally designed by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec.

Garden Shed Office Clad in Cork

Jetson Green

All in all, I would love to have a garden office like this. Tiny Studio That Works as an Office or Even a Home. Modern design cork cork cladding energy efficiency green building home office international modern architecture modern design natural insulation tiny home office wood

Office construction could start slowing in 2019, report says

Construction Dive

The brisk pace of office construction has put some metros like Nashville in danger of overbuilding, according to Cushman & Wakefield

Waterbury State Office Complex Achieves LEED Platinum

PC Construction Blog

Over 200,000 square feet of Vermont’s extensive Waterbury State Office Complex redevelopment and restoration project – the new office building and the historic core – has been awarded the U.S.

3D-printed office: Office of the Future

BD+C

The Office of the Future in Dubai represents the most audacious project to date. Dedicated in May 2016, the 2,600-sf, fully functioning office building kicked off Dubai’s strategy to make the city a 3D printing hub by 2030

The open office isn't dead

BD+C

Open plan offices have their fair share of supporters and detractors. In a recent Harvard study , researchers are calling their efficacy into question

Awesome Office Conversion Using Pallets

Jetson Green

A Tokyo based firm Hiroki Tominaga Atelier recently used them in a unique office space renovation. Hiroki Tominaga Atelier used 130 pallets of different sizes to create a light-filled and inviting 538 square foot office space. Modern Office Space Built From a Disused Trailer.

Office 108

Planes Upcycled Into Garden Offices

Jetson Green

The firm Dappr Aviation’s Aeropod has come up with a very unique design for garden offices, sheds, bars or extra bedrooms. They are building these structures out of decommissioned planes by using parts of the fuselage as the main building block.

Downsizing to a Mobile Office

Jetson Green

The architectural firm Studio106 from New Zealand was recently faced with this question, when the renewal of their 1,022 sq ft (95 sq m) office space came up for review. They managed to keep the conversion costs low, and it only took them 7 days to create the office.

Booz Allen Hamilton Relocating Offices To Bethesda

Business Facilities Blog

Read: Booz Allen Hamilton Relocating Offices To Bethesda at BusinessFacilities.com. Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured Maryland Office, IT & Call Centers Taxes & Incentives Workforce Development Booz Allen Hamilton Business Incentives Employment Expansion Maryland Economic Development Montgomery County relocation Site Selection

Eastgate Offices for Environment Canada

SAB Magazine

Although it functions as a healthy, sustainable office space for its occupants in Edmonton, the building is also a 24/7, mission-critical facility designed to ensure that Environment Canada’s important weather forecasting work continues under any circumstances.

California budget includes $1.2B for new legislative offices

Construction Dive

The Capitol building's 66-year-old annex, which houses the governor's office, has safety and accessibility issues and will be demolished

U.S. Office Sector Fundamentals Heating Up

Business Facilities Blog

The top 10 strongest markets in terms of demand for office space were New York, San Jose, Sacramento, Chicago, Boston, Denver, Los Angeles, Raleigh, San Diego, and Baltimore. Office Sector Fundamentals Heating Up appeared first on Business Facilities (BF) Magazine.

Vacant Jail Sheds Cells For Offices

ENR Construction

converts Madison Street Jail into home for county attorney’s office Maricopa County, Ariz.,

MOSS Prefabricated Office Allows Employees to Work From Home

Jetson Green

As a way to cut down on daily commutes and encourage more people to work from home, Victor Vetterlein has designed Micro Office Systems Space (MOSS), a prefabricated home office powered by clean energy. They connect right into the main office.

Office 100

JLL releases cost benchmark guide for office buildouts

Construction Dive

to build out office space Average square-foot build-out prices range from $120.18 to $216.07, with New York City being the most expensive place in the U.S.

Best Office - SOCAR Tower

ENR Construction

Builders of the SOCAR Tower overcame multiple challenges in designing and constructing the twisting, 40-story office tower to stand up to the sometimes harsh environment of the Azerbaijan Republic

Unflagging national office market enjoys economic tailwinds

BD+C

office market again showed steady improvement, according to Transwestern’s national outlook for the sector. Ryan Tharp, Research Director in Dallas, said the strong economy has contributed to the office market’s momentum, despite softer income growth in a very tight labor market. In the third quarter of 2018, the U.S. Absorption reached 22.7 million square feet, vacancy remained stable at 10.1%, and asking rents increased by 4.0%, annually. .

Vanair Doubles Office Space

Construction Equipment

This brings Vanair’s total production and office space to over 160,000 square feet. The new office space, located on Highway 12, Michigan City, IN, will provide capacity for increased manufacturing, training, support, service and leadership functions

Top 60 office engineering firms

BD+C

TOP 60 OFFICE ENGINEERING FIRMS. 2016 OFFICE REVENUE. COMPANY. AECOM. 255,200,000.

5 top office construction projects from The Korte Company

The Korte Company

Getting office construction right is more than just creating appealing spaces. But in offices, function is at least as important. The Korte Company has kept that idea in mind for decades, delivering beautiful and functional spaces for a diverse range of office customers across the U.S.

Orientation of Green Office Buildings for Efficiency and Functionality

The Constructor

Read More at Orientation of Green Office. The orientation of green buildings for efficiency and functionality is considered during construction. Building Technology and Construction Guide Buildings Green Buildings

Texas Lands New OKI Data Americas Office

Business Facilities Blog

OKI Data Americas will establish a new office in Irving, TX to support the company’s North American operations. With the establishment of its new office, the company will create more than 100 jobs, in addition to more than $3.5 (Photo: OKI Data Americas).

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Small Project (Under $10 Million): Best Project: Vivint Logan Office

ENR Construction

Located on Utah State University’s Innovation Campus, the 43,000-sq-ft Vivint Logan office is part of a strategic effort to expand the company’s talent base in Utah

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Five Cities With Surprising Office Build Out Costs

Business Facilities Blog

A new report from JLL reveals what companies can expect to pay, out of pocket, for an office build out across the nation. Read Five Cities With Surprising Office Build Out Costs on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. office markets Workforce Development

Office/Retail/Mixed-Use Best Project: 450 Alaskan

ENR Construction

Located a few feet from the soon-to-be-demolished Alaskan Way Viaduct, 450 Alaskan posed structural and environmental challenges

AEM Announces 2018 Officers, Directors

Construction Equipment

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announced its 2018 officers as well as directors elected to the AEM Board of Directors and AG and CE Sector Boards at its recent annual business meeting

Stantec consolidates three Portland-area offices into one downtown location

BD+C

Employees from Stantec’s water, building engineering and technology, power, environmental services, and waterpower and dams sectors are moving from three separate Portland-area offices to one 20,000-sf space in Moda Tower, Portland’s 10th largest office building

Construction Operations: Field and Office Silos

Carol Hagen

This is particularly noticeable between preconstruction to operations and finance, and from field to office. So the way to break down the business silos would seem straightforward – combine the technologies and link the processes that are used in the office and field silos.”

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California budget includes $1.2B for new lawmaker offices

Construction Dive

The Capitol building's 66-year-old annex, which houses the governor's offices, has safety and accessibility issues

Improving Communication Field-to-Office and Office-to-Field

Unearth

This example highlights one important fact: communication between field and office needs to be consistent and comprehensive. Communication failures generally result in delays and rework. Unfortunately, they can also put lives at risk.

Hong Kong Is World’s Most Expensive Office Market

Business Facilities Blog

Global prime office rents showed the most growth in Europe, according to CBRE Group, Inc.’s s new Global Prime Office Rents survey. Read Hong Kong Is World’s Most Expensive Office Market on Business Facilities - Area Economic Development, Site Selection & Workforce Solutions. Corporate Real Estate Daily News Featured International CBRE Corporate Real Estate (CRE) Hong Kong office market prime office rents Site Selection Survey

Report: Office construction spurred by tech industry

Construction Dive

Big cities with the strongest tech sectors have the lowest vacancy rates